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Cleaning wheels on locos

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billyboy
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One of my locos was running like a pig, stopping for no reason, lights flickers for seemingly no good reason, I checked the wheels and they looked clean.

 

I also was running my Class 37 which as per usual tore around the track at a rate of knots.

 

 

I got out my fancy Peco wheel cleaning gizmo I was kindly given by an old model railroader.

 

 

Hooked it up , watched the dirt fly, wheels that didn't look dirty were pure filth.

 

Lesson learned there :tumbsup:

 

The train is rumbling around the track quite nicely with a freight load as I type.

 

all is good again.

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